The Common information environment is a multi-agancy initiative in the UK to help coordinate development activities towards more ‘well-seamed’ information services from public sector organizations. The initiative’s web presence includes a blog by its director Paul Miller.
The technology career ladder
Library leaders should be drawn from across the organization. Any idea that technology leaders are overly specialised or too distant from general library work is outmoded and counter-productive.
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Presentation: Two Metadata Directions
The presentation Two Metadata Directions looked at metadata trends, including entification and pluralization. Here are the slides, video and a link to a fuller discussion.
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Two metadata directions
Metadata practice continues to evolve as research and cultural practices diversify. After a brief environmental view, I discuss two important metadata trends here: entification and pluralization.
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